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Blush Restaurant & Lounge

630 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3302
+1 805-957-1300
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“flatbread” (7 reviews)
“cheese board” (2 reviews)
“lobster meat” (3 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
630 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3302
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Reviewed March 9, 2017 via mobile

Very nice atmosphere, reasonable prices, pleasant music to enjoy listening to or have it as background while socializing!

Thank Wei3shi4li2n
Reviewed February 23, 2017

Blush Restaurant was an unfortunate disappointment. I was working with their event coordinator to set up for our wedding rehearsal dinner for 25 people. We started talking 2 weeks before the event. They had staff turnover that caused a delay in communication. The Monday before...More

1  Thank rachel k
Reviewed February 10, 2017 via mobile

Met family here for dinner and it was an excellent meal. Service a little spotty but hardly an issue as we spent so much time catching up. It was not very crowded so we didn't feel like we should eat and run. They have a...More

Thank JVLD
Reviewed January 17, 2017

My daughter and I took her 2 kids to this restaurant right on State Street. We loved the covered patio on this warm day. The food was delicious and we really enjoyed the atmosphere. We went for lunch which was fine with the kids but...More

Thank Elizabeth P
Reviewed January 13, 2017

He had the fish & chips and I had the fish tacos at a weekday lunch. (We were the first ones there--maybe the only ones.) Both were excellent. My fish tacos came with a side--I choose the caesar salad which was excellent and big enough...More

Thank ChiMagMile
Reviewed December 10, 2016 via mobile

We stopped in for our first visit to Blush as we were out shopping on a Saturday night. We were greeted by a very sweet hostess who promptly seated us. Then Ryan, our FABULOUS server, came to our table to say hello and introduce himself...More

Thank GoSeeDoTravelDuo
Reviewed November 26, 2016 via mobile

Worst Thanksgiving meal ever. I think the turkey was canned. Definitely not fresh. Beef tenderloin had no taste. Bread was dry. So disappointed.

Thank Erica M
Reviewed November 5, 2016 via mobile

Great evening ambiance and wonderful food. We enjoyed steak bites (fair), lobster Mac, scallops, and halibut all wonderful!

Thank FaithGalati
Reviewed October 22, 2016

Steaks were amazingly good. Wine list is not huge but is remarkably comprehensive. Service is friendly and professional. Slick outdoor dining ambience with lots of fire to warm you on a cool night. My wife and I were impressed with the whole experience. Recommended!

Thank Waterloonie
Reviewed October 22, 2016

So yes, post farmer's market we dropped into Blush for some delicious flatbread and a couple of glasses of wine. Great friendly service and the flatbread(s) were a meal in themselves. We'll come back and have dinner some evening. Good spot!

Thank Heligypsy
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Mary S
October 25, 2016|
Response from Christue D | Reviewed this property |
I am sorry. I do not know their dog policy.
Mary S
October 25, 2016|
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Response from Kris J | Reviewed this property |
I would assume no. Maybe during the day. But definitely not at night.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 630 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3302
  • Public Transportation: City Bus Stop and Downtown trolly within feet of our entrance
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
  • Phone Number: +1 805-957-1300
  • E-mail
Blush Restaurant & Lounge combines the idea of refined social dining with a contemporary atmosphere that transcends the day-and night dining experience while staying true to its local roots. Nestled in the heart of downtown Santa Barbara, Blush Restaurant & Lounge provides a modern, stylish decor in a warm, ambient, indoor dining room, complimented by an exquisite outdoor patio dotted with fireside seating. Blush features seasonal Californian cuisine with inventive signature cocktails that truly highlight a classic dining experience with a creative modern flare. Established in 2009 to bring Santa Barbara a refined "Social Dining" experience.
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